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Ten Minutes to Live (1932)

Not Rated | | Drama, Musical, Mystery | March 1932 (USA)
A movie producer offers a nightclub singer a role in his latest film, but all he really wants to do is bed her. She knows, but accepts anyway. Meanwhile, a patron at the club gets a note ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lawrence Chenault ...
A.B. DeComathiere ...
Anthony (as A.B. Comathiere)
Laura Bowman ...
Ida Morton
Willor Lee Guilford ...
Letha Watkins
Tressie Mitchell ...
Charlotte Evans
Mabel Garrett ...
Ida Groves
Carl Mahon ...
Martin
Galle De Gaston ...
Galle
George Williams ...
George
Lorenzo Tucker ...
The Godfather
William A. Clayton Jr. ...
Morvis
Donald Heywood ...
Master of Ceremonies
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A movie producer offers a nightclub singer a role in his latest film, but all he really wants to do is bed her. She knows, but accepts anyway. Meanwhile, a patron at the club gets a note saying that she'll soon get another note, and that she will be killed ten minutes after that. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Drama | Musical | Mystery

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Ten Minutes to Kill  »

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The dancers in the nightclub scene were actually chorus girls from the world-famous Cotton Club in New York City. See more »

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Featured in American Experience: Midnight Ramble (1994) See more »

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A Historical Film Marker
11 May 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The copy of the film I have of this movie is badly damaged. The lighting is bad - that maybe due the the film's aging process (I've seen many other films that have this problem from this time era and earlier). This film would have to be restored to appreciate, just like other films that have not been restored.

From what we see, there are some really cute dance numbers, some comedy, and a mixed up drama mystery that does not make sense but would I'm sure if the missing pieces of the film were found. It's hard to make a fair judgment on a film like this as to how good or bad the story really is.

But if you are studying the history of film making this is a neat piece of historical footage from the 1930s. I would recommend trying to find a restored copy of this film or someone to restore it for you to watch.

2/10


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